"Let's get the hell out of here" - quake off Greece and Turkey kills two


  • World
  • Friday, 21 Jul 2017

Damaged boats are seen after an earthquake and a tsunami in the resort town of Gumbet in Mugla province, Turkey, July 21, 2017. REUTERS/Kenan Gurbuz

KOS, Greece/ANKARA (Reuters) - A powerful earthquake killed two people on the Greek holiday island of Kos in the early hours of Friday, sending tourists fleeing into the streets, and causing disruption in the nearby Turkish tourist hub of Bodrum.

A Turkish and a Swedish tourist, aged 39 and 22 years, died when the roof of a popular bar collapsed, Greek police said. Kos's port was put out of action and, across the strait, a small tsunami damaged vehicles parked near Bodrum's shore.

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